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Wes Craven - Surprising Early Jobs of Your Favorite Horror Movie Directors

Surprising Early Jobs of Your Favorite Horror Movie Directors

Everybody starts somewhere, even your favorite horror directors. Getting into the industry is an incredibly hard thing to do. Nobody becomes a director, writer, producer, or scores any major position ...

Alligator 1980

Dead to Rights: Seven Rip-Offs That Rival The Original

Rip-offs are a huge part of the horror genre. That’s a fairly well known fact. As soon as something new and innovative comes along that changes the game and makes a ton of money, it kicks off a trend....

Blood Rage

Seven of the Most Blatantly Obvious Halloween Rip-Offs

Halloween was not the first slasher movie, there’s no real point in arguing that. We had many similar efforts before it, notably films like Black Christmas, Psycho and Peeping Tom. But what Halloween ...

How Hellraiser: Bloodline Went From An Ambitious Franchise Saver To The Pin In The Coffin

The Hellraiser franchise has always been rocky. The first two movies are absolutely spectacular. Hellraiser III is a bit underrated, but not without its problems by any stretch. And then you have Hell...

Ernest Scared Stupid

Ernest Scared Stupid: A Look Back at the Campy Kiddie Horror (That Traumatized Me as a Child)

For anyone not familiar with the Ernest films, they were a comedy series aimed at children that presented a lovable idiot hick getting himself into increasingly baffling situation that simultaneously ...

CHUD 1984

Why C.H.U.D. is a Shockingly Environmentally Conscious Monster Movie

As a horror fan, you go into something like C.H.U.D. with certain expectations. There are always the films we know have something to say and watch with a deeper understanding of the themes and cultura...

Jason Voorhees Kane Hodder

Men Behind The Mask: Actors Who Have Played Jason Voorhees

Unlike his nemesis Freddy Krueger, Jason has never had much of a consistent portrayal on film. Sure, for awhile there it seemed things had changed but now we’re back right where we started, with seemi...

The Intensity of High Tension: A Look at Plagiarism in Horror

In a time of remakes, reboots, re-imaginings and so forth, the genre fan has a narrowed selection in terms of originality. This debatable lack of creativity divides audiences on a regular basis. Wheth...

bad sequels Seed of Chucky

Five Bad Sequels That Were Almost Good

Many horror sequels don’t live up to the original. Many more are simply bad. But nobody sets out to make a bad sequel. Things just get in the way, whether it be time budget or any other consider...